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​Google, Yahoo, Facebook Collaborate to Blacklist Bad Bots

​Google, Yahoo, Facebook Collaborate to Blacklist Bad Bots

July 22, 2015Mohit Kumar
The major tech companies including Google, Facebook, and Yahoo! have joined their hands to launch a new program meant to block fake web...
Critical OpenSSL Flaw Allows Hackers to Impersonate Any Trusted SSL Certificate

Critical OpenSSL Flaw Allows Hackers to Impersonate Any Trusted SSL Certificate

July 09, 2015Mohit Kumar
The mysterious security vulnerability in the widely used OpenSSL code library is neither HeartBleed nor FREAK, but it’s critical enough...
Free Encryption Project to issue First SSL/TLS Certificates Next Month

Free Encryption Project to issue First SSL/TLS Certificates Next Month

June 19, 2015Swati Khandelwal
Let's Encrypt , a project aimed to provide free-of-charge and easier-to-implement way to obtain and use a digital cryptographic cert...
Why Protecting Your Magento Ecommerce Website Is So Damn Important

Why Protecting Your Magento Ecommerce Website Is So Damn Important

April 15, 2015Swati Khandelwal
The Market of E-commerce websites is at its peak, as today people love to shop online to save their time. However, E-commerce and finan...
Tor — How to Protect Your Digital Environment?

Tor — How to Protect Your Digital Environment?

March 17, 2015Wang Wei
Are you aware of everything that your users are accessing from your environment? While most of the time, non-work-related Internet b...
Yahoo! pays $24,000 to Hacker for finding Security Vulnerabilities

Yahoo! pays $24,000 to Hacker for finding Security Vulnerabilities

March 16, 2015Mohit Kumar
Yahoo! has offered $24,000 to a security researcher for finding out and reporting three critical security vulnerabilities in its produ...
What is HTTP/2 ? Next-Gen Protocol For Faster and Safer Internet

What is HTTP/2 ? Next-Gen Protocol For Faster and Safer Internet

February 18, 2015Swati Khandelwal
Good news for Internet folks! Get Ready as the entire web you know is about to change. The new and long-awaited version of HTTP took a m...
Website Backdoor Scripts Leverage the Pastebin Service

Website Backdoor Scripts Leverage the Pastebin Service

January 07, 2015Mohit Kumar
The popular copy and paste website ' Pastebin ' created a decade ago for software developers and even by hackers groups to share...
Google's reCAPTCHA can tell if You're a Spambot or Human with Just a Click

Google's reCAPTCHA can tell if You're a Spambot or Human with Just a Click

December 03, 2014Mohit Kumar
Many a time we deal with those strange words and phrases that ask us to type them back in plaintext while signing up for an account. Yes...
POODLE SSL 3.0 Attack Exploits Widely-used Web Encryption Standard

POODLE SSL 3.0 Attack Exploits Widely-used Web Encryption Standard

October 14, 2014Wang Wei
Another Heartbleed-like vulnerability has been discovered in the decade old but still widely used Secure Sockets Layer ( SSL ) 3.0 cryptogra...
SQL Injection Vulnerability in 'Yahoo! Contributors Network'

SQL Injection Vulnerability in 'Yahoo! Contributors Network'

October 08, 2014Mohit Kumar
Yahoo! Contributors Network ( contributor.yahoo.com ), the network of authors that generated the contents such as photographs, videos, ...
jQuery Official Website Compromised To Serve Malware

jQuery Official Website Compromised To Serve Malware

September 24, 2014Mohit Kumar
The official website of the popular cross-platform JavaScript library jQuery (jquery.com) has been compromised and redirecting its visi...
Researcher Uncovers Vulnerability Oracle Data Redaction Security Feature

Researcher Uncovers Vulnerability Oracle Data Redaction Security Feature

August 09, 2014Wang Wei
Oracle’s newly launched Data Redaction security feature in Oracle Database 12c can be easily disrupted by an attacker without any need ...
World’s largest Bitcoin Poker website hacked, 42000 user passwords leaked

World’s largest Bitcoin Poker website hacked, 42000 user passwords leaked

December 20, 2013Swati Khandelwal
World’s largest Bitcoin poker website ' SealsWithClubs ' has been compromised and around 42,000 users' credentials are at risk. ...
Hacker demonstrated 'Remote Code Execution' vulnerability on EBay website

Hacker demonstrated 'Remote Code Execution' vulnerability on EBay website

December 13, 2013Mohit Kumar
A German Security researcher has demonstrated a critical  vulnerability on Ebay website, world's biggest eStore. According to David Vi...
PayPal denies to pay Bug Bounty reward to teenager

PayPal denies to pay Bug Bounty reward to teenager

May 28, 2013Mohit Kumar
When coders and online security researchers find errors in websites or software, the companies behind the programs will often pay out a ...
Who Needs a Botnet when you have a 4 Gbps DDoS Cannon?

Who Needs a Botnet when you have a 4 Gbps DDoS Cannon?

April 24, 2013Mohit Kumar
In recent months the DDoS world has shifted from complex small scale Botnet attacks to much larger network based DDoS attacks , perpet...
Incapsula introduces 'Backdoor Protect' feature in Cloud-based Website Security

Incapsula introduces 'Backdoor Protect' feature in Cloud-based Website Security

January 30, 2013Mohit Kumar
Incapsula announced this week that they’re offering an intriguing Backdoor Protection feature for sites using their cloud-based website...
Make your website Safe for Online Buyers with Qualys SECURE Seal

Make your website Safe for Online Buyers with Qualys SECURE Seal

October 23, 2012Mohit Kumar
The number one concern of Internet users is that a web site will keep personal information safe and secure. If you are a site owner, giv...